Town of Webster, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 5-8-1988 ATM, Art. 98, as Sec. 300.0 of the General Bylaws]

§ 217-1 Establishment.

The Personnel Advisory Board, hereinafter called the Board, shall consist of seven members, two appointed by the Board of Selectmen, two appointed by the Finance Committee, and two appointed by the Town Moderator, each will serve a two-year term. The Town Administrator (or his/her representative) shall be the seventh member of the Board. The Board shall be set up per Section 7-9g of the Town Charter.

§ 217-2 Powers and duties.

In addition to the items listed in Section 4-2(c) of the Town Charter, the Personnel Advisory Board shall conduct studies, surveys, and analysis as needed and upon request of the Board of Selectmen or Town Administrator. Any formal matter, action or vote, etc. undertaken by the Personnel Advisory Board shall not bind the Administrator or Board of Selectmen to any action relative to its determination. However, all activities or decisions rendered and approved by a majority vote of the Personnel Advisory Board shall be made available and presented at the request of the Board of Selectmen or Town Administrator. The Personnel Board shall coordinate all personnel rules and requirements for all Town employees, except the school department.

§ 217-2.1 Limits on who may serve.

[Added 5-14-2012 ATM, Art. 13]
No Town employee shall be eligible to serve on said Personnel Advisory Board. Members currently serving will be allowed to finish out their term.
[Adopted 5-8-1988 ATM, Art. 98, as Sec. 320.0 of the General Bylaws]

§ 217-3 Authority of Board of Selectmen.

The Board of Selectmen shall have the sole authority to establish and maintain a written personnel policy, rules, regulations, employment terms and conditions and other items that they deem necessary to manage the personnel affairs of the Town of Webster (excluding schools).

§ 217-4 Authority of Town Administrator.

The Town Administrator shall have the authority to manage and execute the aforementioned policies and procedures, and other regulatory measures established for the management or supervision of all personnel and personnel matters.